This course provides an overview of types of pelvic organ prolapse, discusses causes of pelvic organ prolapse, and discusses rehabilitative management of both post-operative and non-operative patients with pelvic organ prolapse. This course is best suited for physical therapists who already have some underlying pelvic floor/pelvic health knowledge, but may also be taken by those who do not with the understanding that some additional outside study of anatomy may be needed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.
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CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0 Category A; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to identify the three main types of prolapse including possible underlying causes.
- Participants will be able to outline at least two lifestyle adaptive ergonomics that can be applied to assist patients who are experiencing pelvic organ prolapse.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two exercises and modifications to exercises each for patients who are experiencing pelvic organ prolapse.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two types of pessaries and indications to refer patients for a pessary instead of or in addition to physical therapy.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-45 Minutes||Anatomy & physiology of prolapse|
|45-65 Minutes||Evaluation of patients with pelvic organ prolapse|
|65-85 Minutes||Treatment of patients with pelvic organ prolapse-exercise|
|85-105 Minutes||Treatment of patients with pelvic organ prolapse-lifestyle ergonomics|
|105-115 Minutes||Case Studies|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PT, DPT, OCS, PHC
Jennifer Stone is a physical therapist and clinic manager in Columbia, Missouri. Her background is in orthopedics and pelvic health. She is passionate about bringing accurate and practical pelvic health education and information to healthcare professionals and the general public alike. Jennifer is a program director and faculty member of Evidence In Motion's Pelvic Health & Advanced Pelvic Health Certificate programs and enjoys presenting at conferences, doing research, and teaching in her spare time. She is a mother of 4 young children and enjoys forcing those she teaches to endure endless cute pictures during presentations!
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